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South Korea military says North launches 2 projectiles

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s military says North Korea has launched two unidentified projectiles into the sea.

South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff says the North Korean projectiles fired from its South Pyongan province on Tuesday morning flew toward the waters off its east coast.

It gave no further details.

In this June 30, 2019, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. (Susan Walsh/AP)
North Korea fires projectiles after offering talks with US

North Korea launched two unidentified projectiles into the sea on Tuesday, South Korea's military said, hours after the North offered to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States in late September.

The reported launches came hours after North Korea said it is willing to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States in late September but that Washington must come to the negotiating table with acceptable new proposals.

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